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Archive: Sustainability

05 Feb 2015

Agricultural Movement Tackles Challenges of a Warming World

by LISA PALMER
With temperatures rising and extreme weather becoming more frequent, the “climate-smart agriculture” campaign is using a host of measures — from new planting practices to improved water management — to keep farmers ahead of the disruptive impacts of climate change. READ MORE

05 Jan 2015

For California Salmon, Drought And Warm Water Mean Trouble

by ALASTAIR BLAND
With record drought and warming waters due to climate change, scientists are concerned that the future for Chinook salmon — a critical part of the state’s fishing industry — is in jeopardy in California. READ MORE

13 Nov 2014

A Scientist's Call for Civility And Diversity in Conservation

by DIANE TOOMEY
The ongoing debate over how to value the natural world has become rancorous and counterproductive, says marine biologist Jane Lubchenco. It is time, she tells Yale Environment 360, for the dispute to end and for conservation efforts to become more diverse. READ MORE

11 Nov 2014

A Scourge for Coal Miners Stages a Brutal Comeback

by KEN WARD JR.
Black lung — a debilitating disease caused by inhaling coal dust — was supposed to be wiped out by a landmark 1969 U.S. mine safety law. But a recent study shows that the worst form of the disease now affects a larger share of Appalachian coal miners than at any time since the early 1970s. READ MORE

04 Nov 2014

Fostering Community Strategies For Saving the World's Oceans

by CRYSTAL GAMMON
To conservationist Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, getting coastal communities involved in plans to protect their waters is critical for protecting the planet's oceans. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, she talks about her work in one Caribbean island and how it shows how such a strategy can get results. READ MORE

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17 Feb 2015: Demand for Indonesian Timber Far Outpaces Sustainable Supply, Study Says

20 Jan 2015: Genetic Diversity Is Key To Food Stability in Changing Climate, UN Says

23 Dec 2014: Madrid Announces Largest Energy-Efficient Street Lighting Project

08 Dec 2014: Latin American and Caribbean Nations Pledge Major Forest Restorations

03 Dec 2014: Public Largely Unaware of Meat And Dairy's Contribution to Climate Change

02 Dec 2014: Five Questions for Gus Speth On His Environmental Evolution

17 Nov 2014: Old-Growth Forest in China Shrinking Despite Protections, Study Says

13 Nov 2014: Interview: Bringing Civility and Diversity to Conservation Debate

04 Nov 2014: Interview: Saving World’s Oceans Begins With Coastal Communities

30 Sep 2014: Half of the Planet's Animals Lost Since 1970, Report Says


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